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3 Impressions from Tech Trek

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May 24, 2018

dozens of students on Tech Trek by Microsoft's sign

Ninety of my first-year classmates signed up for Tech Trek and bought tickets to travel across the country during their fall break, with high expectations to learn more about the recruiting opportunities and…

Learning from Giving: MBA Games and Special Olympics

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December 28, 2017

Students and Special Olympians holding up signs at the MBA games fundraiser

Over the past two summers, I led trips to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where my team of high schoolers volunteered at the Mephibosheth House, a home for kids with disabilities. The kids at the “M…

How Fuqua Welcomes and Supports Our International Students

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December 21, 2017

At Fuqua, we wholeheartedly believe our community grows stronger as our diversity increases. Thus, we intentionally seek to build a diverse student population—one that’s truly representative across experiences, backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, nationalities, citizenships,…

Leadership Lessons Outside the Classroom

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July 14, 2017

leadership lessons

So far, one of my most memorable experiences at Fuqua, has been leading a local initiative called Just Listen which uses high school student narratives and performance art to promote social change. We…

Duke’s Impact as Host of the MBA Chile 2017 Conference

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May 22, 2017

Approximately 100 MBA Chile conference attendees posing for a group photo

From April 7 through 9, 2017, the MBA Chile conference—the most important meeting of Chilean students abroad—was held at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business for the very first time. The conference brought together more than…

FuquaTalks: Terrifying and Transformational

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February 6, 2017

FuquaTalks Presentation Picture

Imagine that moment when you revealed your deepest secret to someone for the first time. That thing that you hold so close to you, that only your most intimate friends and family know…

What You Can Learn from Case Competitions

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January 17, 2017

four MBA students at the case competition, case competitions

As a student at Fuqua, I am privileged to have the opportunity to learn from amazing professors in the classroom and then apply that knowledge outside the classroom. I recently had the opportunity…

Around The World: A Highlight of Fuqua’s Social Calendar

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December 28, 2016

Once a term, you will find MBA students queuing up patiently to buy tickets to Around The World, the flagship event hosted by the Duke MBA Wine Club. This social event takes place…

A Supportive Network for Fuqua Families

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October 17, 2016

The author, her husband and their 2 kids including the kids who are dressed up for Halloween as part of a Fuqua Families Halloween event

Our family first arrived in Durham in July 2015 for the start of my husband’s MBA. I was sitting in a hotel room with our 3-month-old baby and realized that we had no car and no…

Reflecting on 2 Years at Fuqua

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August 3, 2016

Me and 2 of the great friends I made during my 2 years at Fuqua

It’s hard to believe that I’m now a Fuqua alumna. It seems like such a short time ago that I was making the drive down from Rhode Island to North Carolina to start…